Horticultural Physiology

Marc van Iersel named fellow of ASHS

Dr. Marc van Iersel, Dooley Professor of Horticulture, was named a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science at the 2018 annual conference in Washington, DC. Election as a Fellow of the society is the highest honor that ASHS can bestow on its members, in recognition of truly outstanding contributions to…
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Marc van Iersel named Dooley Professor

Marc van Iersel has been named the ‘Dooley Professor’ in the Department of Horticulture. The Vincent J. Dooley professorship was established by the UGA athletic foundation in honor of former UGA football coach and athletic director Vince ‘Coach’ Dooley. Coach Dooley is an avid gardener and supporter of the horticulture…
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Shuyang Zhen graduates and moves to Utah State University

Shuyang Zhen will officially receive her PhD at the end of this semester, but she has already completed her dissertation and defended it successfully. On top of that, she has published one paper from her PhD work, with a second one in press, and a third paper currently under review. Shuyang…
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Lab is part of team receiving a UGA Presidential Seed Grant

The horticultural physiology lab is part of a team of UGA faculty that was awarded a presidential seed grant. This is a new UGA program that funds trans-disciplinary projects aimed at solving the grand challenges facing our society. The horticultural physiology lab will participate in a project titled ‘Cost-effective indoor…
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